April 25, 2016Filed under micro#politicsMarkdown source

It’s telling, I think, that most popular conservatism’s response to a basic income is frothing rage—but Friedman and Hayek both thought it a reasonable, possibly even good idea. I don’t yet have a considered opinion, but that should caution against knee-jerk reactions.

March 15, 2016Filed under micro#politicsMarkdown source

North Carolina friends, if you’re registered to vote in the state (and really, you should be!), please take the opportunity to vote in the primary today.

March 12, 2016Filed under micro#politicsMarkdown source

I’m at the point where I honestly hope that this election cycle in the U.S. just fractures both parties and we can have some genuine alternatives rather than two nearly-identical monoliths. I’m not counting on it, but I’m wishing for it.

March 02, 2016Filed under micro#politicsMarkdown source

The sheer number of Chris Christie memes this week…

Deals with the devil really bite, don’t they?

February 01, 2016Filed under micro#politicsMarkdown source

Seems about right for the primary season actually kicking into gear, given the preliminaries:

And here. we. go.
September 04, 2015Filed under micro#politicsMarkdown source

More than 2⨉ as many people live in NYC today than did in the 13 states when the US was formed.

Given that, our political institutions could probably use some revision.